Nights for Tuesday 13 March 2012
7:10 Our Own Odysseys: Darwin's Lichens
Kiwi scientist David Galloway went to London in the 1970s and uncovered a 'bird-splattered' box of lichens that had been collected by a mighty evolution theorist.
7:30 The Sampler
A weekly review and analysis of new CD releases.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 The World At Night: India
Our correspondent in India, pop. 1,170,938,000 (est. 2010) is Bangalore-based, Shoba Narayan... the region of Bangalore, culturally and economically.
9:00 News and Weather
9:06 The Tuesday Feature: Fukushima nuclear accident
It's a year (11 March 2011) since Japan was struck by a huge earthquake and Tsunami. Clouds of radioactive fall out from damaged nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi power station spread across heavily populated areas - many kilometres from the plant. Mariko Oi visits the Fukushima prefecture to find out what has happened since. She meets scientists working to piece together an accurate picture of the effects of the radioactive fall out, both on the environment and human health.
10:00 News and Weather
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 Putumayo Radio Hour
A world music show that takes listeners on a weekly journey through the music of many different cultures (Putumayo)